Tag Archives | Unemployment

Oil Supply to Es Sider Threatened

By John Lee. A group of unemployed young Libyans has reportedly threatened to shut down oilfields in the Maradah area of eastern Libya unless"all problems are solved urgently". According to Reuters, the group compained in a statement about an "absent state, lack of health care and other services, and Marada town’s lack of road links […]

Libyan Women in the Job Market

By John Lee. Jusoor Libya and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung have published a new report, “Libyan Women in the Job Market”. This study, authored by Hala Bugaighis, details the realities and challenges facing Libyan women in the job market. It can be downloaded here. (Source: Jusoor Libya)

Unemployment "Falls to 15 Percent"

Unemployment in Libya has fallen to 15 percent, according to a report from Libya Herald, which says that other estimates put the figure at 30 percent, and particularly high among the young. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Labour and Rehabilitation, Rabia Ammar, told the news agency that the 15 percent figure has been calculated […]

15% Unemployment Reported in Libya

The Libyan Ministry of Labour estimates that the proportion of unemployed in Libya is now 15 percent of the total workforce. The total number unemployed is about 400,000, of whom about 149,000 have university degrees. A report to be presented to the Parliament on the current situation also speaks about the current challenges for over […]